Bundle of 3 - British History - Tudors, Glorious Revolution & English Civil War

Bundle of 3 - British History - Tudors, Glorious Revolution & English Civil War
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This is a bundle of 3 power point presentations on The Stuart Dynasty, The English Civil Wars and The Glorious Revolution. Together the total number of slides is 85. Each of the slides are editable so you can modify the presentations if you so choose.

The Royal House of Stuart was the ruling royal dynasty of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland for 111 years, by way of 6 monarchs from 1603 until 1714. The years between 1642 and 1651 were a period which saw several bloody battles known as the English Civil Wars. This led to a period between 1649 and 1660 as the Dissolution of the Monarchy, an 11-year period during which the monarchy was overthrown and leadership of the country was by a de-facto leader Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell.

Upon the death of the last Tudor monarch Queen Elizabeth I in 1603, who died without an heir, the monarchy was taken over by James VI of Scotland, the son of Mary Queen of Scots. James, was in the eyes of England's Catholics, the legitimate monarch of England. Of the 7 men and women who became Stuart monarchs only one of them, Charles II, was born heir to the throne.

She continued to reign as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland until her death. Anne was plagued by ill health throughout her life. From her thirties onwards, she grew increasingly lame and obese. Despite 17 pregnancies by her husband, Prince George of Denmark, she died without any surviving children and was the last monarch of the House of Stuart.

Power point presentation #1 is entitled, British History - The Stuart Dynasty and contains 37 slides and covers the following:

End of The Tudor Dynasty
House of Stuart
James I: 1603-1625
James’ Leadership
Constitutional Crises
Peace Treaty
with Spain
War with Spain
War & Mistrust
Parliament Gains Power
Religious Matters
King James Bible
Death of James I
Charles I: 1625-1641
Constitutional Crises
Crises in Religion
Fear of Catholicism
Short Parliament
Short Parliament
Continued Unrest
Charles II: 1660-1685
Monarchy Restored
Return to England
Fleeing England
Exile & Death William & Mary: 1689–1702
Historic Influence
Anne of Great Britain: 1702–1714
Last of the Stuart Dynasty

The English Civil Wars stemmed from conflict between Charles I and Parliament over an Irish insurrection. The first war was settled with Oliver Cromwell’s victory for Parliamentary forces at the 1645 Battle of Naseby. The second phase ended with Charles’ defeat at the Battle of Preston and his subsequent execution in 1649.

Charles’ son, Charles II, then formed an army of English and Scottish Royalists, which prompted Cromwell to invade Scotland in 1650. The following year, Cromwell shattered the remaining Royalist forces and ended the “wars of the three kingdoms,” though Charles II eventually ascended to the throne in 1660.

The English Civil War was revolutionary in that it marked the first successful attempt in modern history of reversing the trend toward stronger, more centralized government. The parliamentary forces, the Roundheads, won the military conflict with the king and the Cavaliers. Executive prerogative was checked. The power of the purse was placed in the hands of the representatives of the people. The English Civil War opened the door toward a more representative and democratic government in the future.

Nearly 20 years after the start of the Civil Wars, Charles II finally returned to England as king, ushering in a period known as the Restoration. British history, and world history, would have been profoundly altered if Charles I had won.

Power point presentation #2 is entitled, British History - The English Civil Wars and contains 26 slides and covers the following:

Wars of Three Kingdoms
Scotland & Ireland
History of Rebellion
Military Response
Roundheads & Cavaliers
The Grand Remonstrance
The Militia Bill
Opposition Forming
Moving Towards War
19 Propositions
Civil Wars Begin
Oliver Cromwell
Kingdoms Divided
Drogheda & Wexford
The Protectorate
The Protectorate Fails
Charles II
Re-Conquest Stalls
End of Presentation

During the course of the 17th century, the political system of England changed from: the Absolute Monarchy of the Tudors to; a Constitutional Monarchy; then to the rule of Parliament.

Queen Elizabeth, died in 1603 bringing an end to absolute monarchies in England. The Tudors had ruled with the support of Parliament which dated back to the Middle Ages. Parliament was subservient to the kings under the Tudors. They found Parliament useful and kept it.

Absolute monarchs claim to be unlimited in power and authority, accountable only to God. A Constitutional Monarchy is a system of government where the power of the ruler is limited. Power is limited by law, by a Parliament or by a legislative branch; and ultimately, by the people.

This is a revolutionary principle that fundamentally challenges the idea that the rulers derive their authority directly from God.

Power point presentation #3 is entitled, British History - The Glorious Revolution and contains 22 slides and covers the following:

Constitutional Monarchy
End of Tudor Absolutism
European Absolutism
The Early Stuarts
James I & Charles I
Steps to Civil War
English Civil War
A Puritan Republic
The Restoration
Fear & Animosity
William & Mary
Glorious Revolution
The Later Stuarts
The Hanovarian Kings
The Parliamentary System
End of Presentation

This is one of several power point presentations that I offer in my store on... British History.
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